CommScope's COVID-19 Customer & Partner Hub Visit
High School Oos-Moot faced a challenge similar to many other educational
institutions, in that it had a legacy network consisting of non-enterprise network switching and access points. The wireless local area network (WLAN) was extremely inconsistent, did not offer adequate coverage, and was unreliable at best.
South Africa schools have a dire need for both modern IT infrastructure and reputable deployment partners, notes Johan Meyer, the school’s
terrain and building manager. “The project with CommScope and Emtelle has not only eliminated such frustrations for Oos-Moot High School but will assist us with marketing our school as having a truly modern IT infrastructure—something to which potential new students are definitely attracted to.”
The High School Oos-Moot is located in South Africa’s capital, Pretoria and is a secondary school for 1600 pupils and 80 staff members. They were looking for the following: